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Approved Apps for Student iPads

APPROVED AND SUPPORTED WEBSITES

The following sites are approved for use and supported by the HESD Technology Department

G Suite
Google productivity tools for classroom collaboration
EADMS
A place for assessment and data management
ESGI
An assessment tool for teachers to use as they guide kinder and 1st grade emergent readers
Kids A-Z
Supporting our students in their quest to become fluent readers
Moby Max
Supporting students as they strive to master language arts and math skills
Typing Club
Helping students improve keyboarding skills, preparing students to type as quickly as they think.
Pearson EnVision
Kinder-5th grade adopted Math curriculum
Newsela
Engaging readers with non-fiction texts to prepare them with real world literacy skills
Acc. Reader
Reinforcing and rewarding reading comprehension
Starfall
Reinforcing early literacy skills for our youngest students
Brain Pop
Entertaining all ages with content based videos and comprehension activities.
Other approved apps & Sites

These can be safely used in the classroom. If student accounts are required, teachers may guide students to create accounts. If a "sign in with google" button is available, this is the recommended way for students to access the site/app.

  • Buncee (mixed media slide presentations and resource curating)
  • Epic! books (access to digital texts for Read to Self and Listen to Reading)
Conditionally Approved

The teacher is required to get permission from the parent before student accounts are created--per the privacy policy. These websites can be used by students after parents give permission.

TEACHER TOOLS ONLY

STUDENTS MAY NOT CREATE ACCOUNTS because of limitations in the privacy policy. These websites are great for teacher use.

Don't see a site on the list?

Please complete this Google Form and we will evaluate the privacy policy and get back to you as soon as possible!